QUETTA, Pakistan Pakistani police said they
had found a crowned ancient mummy, possibly of
an Iranian queen, during a raid in the
southwestern town of Quetta. They said the
mummy, estimated to be 2,500 years old, was
found packed in a sealed box during a raid on
the house of an important personality" in
Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's Baluchistan
Province bordering Iran and Afghanistan.
Police declined to disclose the name of the
"personality", but said initial
information suggested the mummy had been in
the possession of someone in the port city of
Karachi, who had been murdered.